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Shame and honour were what motivated people.
They were prepared to die for the honour of their country.
It’s no longer just a legal issue, it’s a matter of honour.
a man of honour (=someone who always behaves in a morally correct way)
Being asked to perform at La Scala is an honour for any singer.
It’s a great honour to be here with you tonight.
Twenty children received honours for bravery.
The town has taken the top honours in the ‘Britain in Bloom’ competition for the second year running.
I felt honour bound to tell her the truth.
Billy Crystal has done the honours at the Oscar ceremony on several occasions.
St Petersburg was renamed Leningrad in honour of Lenin after his death.
In honour of the occasion, Mozart was to write a short piece of music.
‘Would you be best man at my wedding?’ ‘It would be an honour.’
I swear, on my honour, to keep your secret.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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